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Author Ray, John, 1627-1705.

Title Three physico-theological discourses : concerning, I. The primitive chaos, and creation of the world. II. The general deluge, its causes and effects. III. The dissolution of the world, and future conflagration : wherein are largely discussed, the production and use of mountains, the original of fountains, of formed stones, and sea-fishes bones and shells found in the earth, the effects of particular floods, and inundations of the sea, the eruptions of volcano's, the nature and causes of earthquakes : also an historical account of those two late remarkable ones in Jamaica and England : with practical inferences / by John Ray ... .

Published London : Printed for William Innys ..., 1713.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail SpC/BX  231.7652 RAY    NOT FOR LOAN
 UniM Bail SpC/BX  509.1523 R263    NOT FOR LOAN
Edition The third edition, illustrated with copper-plates and much more enlarged than the former editions, from the author's own MSS.
Physical description xxxi, [1],456 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ,port. ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Notes Publisher's advertisements on p. [xxxii] and p. 456.
ESTC T93683
Local note SpC/BX copy (Vallance collection)is inscribed ""E Libris Ever. Buckworth, 1777" and also has the signature of E. Wills.
SpC/BX copy has the bookplate: "Dalton Haskoll Serrell, Haddon Lodge, Dorset" aslo inscription "Serrell"
Subject Geology -- Early works to 1800.
Natural history -- Pre-Linnean works.
Bible and geology.
Creation -- Early works to 1800.
Local author Buckworth, Ever. Former owner.
Wills, E. Former owner.
Local series Vallance collection